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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING December 6, 2011

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM with the following individuals present:


PRESENT:

 

 

 

 Jim McCoy

 Hunt Davis

 Al Davis

 Steve Loffredo

 Jesse Walters

ALSO PRESENT:

Tom Benton, Village Manager           ABSENT:               Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

 

CONSIDERATIONS

 

1)             VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                                 Barbara A. Estep

 

A)  APPROVAL OF THE NOVEMBER 15, 2011 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Davis moved approval of the November 15, 2011 Council Meeting Minutes as submitted.  Councilman Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)             FINANCE DEPARTMENT                                                                 Holly Hugdahl

 

A)  A RESOLUTION OF THE VILLAGE COUNCIL OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, CREATING BUDGET AMENDMENT #1 TO THE FY2011-12 OPERATING BUDGETS TOTALING$1,233,805.07; REAPPROPRIATING $63,109.28 FROM THE GENERAL RESERVED FUND BALANCE,$413.32 FROM THE SANITATION ENTERPRISE FUND, $9,154 FROM THE STORMWATER ENTERPRISE FUND, $2,775.37 FROM THE RISK MANAGEMENT INTERNAL SERVICE FUND, $7,977.05FROM THE LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX FUND, $1,105,164.58 FROM THE CAPITAL FUND BALANCE; AND $27,518.46 FROM THE FLEET MAINTENANCE INTERNAL SERVICE FUND, $14,257.01 FROM THE BUILDING TRUST FUND AND $3,436 FROM THE FORFEITURE ACCOUNT FUND, WHICH WILL ALL BE USED FOR OUTSTANDING FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS INCURRED PRIOR TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2011.

 

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Benton explained that the resolution is an annual requirement that transfers and/or reallocates funding from the previous fiscal year to the current fiscal year in order to pay for services or goods that were encumbered or planned during last fiscal year but the transaction had not been completed by the end of the fiscal year.  Mr. Benton indicated that as an example, the contractors building the new motor pool facility have not been fully paid so monies set aside to pay the contractors would be transferred to the current fiscal year.  Mr. Benton confirmed that there are approximately 7 years remaining on the loan which included funding for the motor pool building.  Councilman Davis moved approval of the proposed resolution.  Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

                                                               

B)  A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AMENDED DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN AGREEMENT COMPLYING WITH THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE RELATING TO 457 PLANS, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the proposed resolution into the record.  Mr. Benton indicated that due to changes in the Internal Revenue codes, the Village’s current agreement with VALIC for the 457 saving plan requires amending in order to stay in compliance with the revised code.  Mr. Benton stated that he recommends adoption of the resolution and corresponding agreement amendments.  Councilman Walters moved approval of the resolution.  Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  

3)             VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                                            Jim McCoy

 

A)     DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING VILLAGE ENTRANCE

SIGNS

 

Mayor McCoy introduced the item, indicating that there is currently $100,000 of Local Option Gas Tax money set aside for the purchase of decorative street signs.  Mayor McCoy requested the Council’s consideration to reallocate the $100,000 to fund new entrance way signage rather than street signs.  Mayor McCoy went on to offer his opinion that the current signs are not indicative of our community and are outdated.  Mayor McCoy indicated that he is looking for consensus in order to direct staff to explore entrance way designs and installation parameters.  Discussion amongst the Council centered upon the various locations for the entrance signs, most effective use of the Local Option Gas Tax funds, and whether or not the Fine Arts Commission should be used as a resource for the design.  Councilman Loffredo expressed his opinion that the expertise of the Fine Arts Commission should be utilized.  Mayor McCoy indicated that it was his intent to have the Fine Arts Commission assist in an advisory capacity as needed, or as determined by Staff, and Councilman Davis agreed.  Councilman Walters commended the Mayor on the idea of new entrance signs and stated his belief that the community is supportive of the idea.   At the conclusion of the discussion, Vice Mayor Davis moved to direct the Village Manager to research the installation of new entrance way signage for the Village.  Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)             VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                                         Tom Benton

 

               A)  A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, ADOPTING AN

            INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE AND OTHER MUNICIPALITIES

            RELATING TO THE GREEN CORRIDOR PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CLEAN ENERGY

            (PACE) DISTRICT; AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND

            ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO EXECUTE THE APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS TO CARRY

            OUT THE INTENT AND PURPOSE OF THIS RESOLUTION, PROVIDING FOR AN

            EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Benton provided the Council with information related to the PACE program and offered highlights of the financing package available to homeowners for use in upgrading homes to make them run more efficiently and economically.  Following a brief discussion regarding the program’s merits, Councilman Davis moved to adopt the proposed resolution. Councilman Walters seconded the motion.  An amendment to the original motion was offered and accepted by Councilman Davis and Councilman Walters to include the provision that approval of the interlocal agreement was subject to the review and approval of the Village Attorney.    The vote on the amended motion was unanimous in favor.

 

 

5)             ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

6)           PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Susan Ackley       Ms. Ackley spoke about the entrance way signage.

 

7)           COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Jesse Walters       Councilman Walters offered congratulations to the Recreation Staff for a successful Winterfest event.  Councilman Walters also spoke of the Friday night downtown shopping opportunities and wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

 

Steve Loffredo      Councilman Loffredo echoed Councilman Walters’ comments regarding Winterfest and spoke of the upcoming Living Nativity by the Presbyterian Church.

 

Al Davis                                Councilman Davis wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

 

Hunt Davis            Vice Mayor Davis spoke of the recent Charter School fundraiser and the Winterfest event.  Vice Mayor Davis thanked the staff of the Village for their work on behalf of the Miami Shores residents.

 

Jim McCoy            Mayor McCoy spoke of the Winterfest event and wished everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

 

8)           ADJOURNMENT

 

The December 6, 2011 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:45 PM.